The Pirat Lactuca sativa bronze-green butter head.
Pirat Lactuca sativa
Pirat is part of the Lettuce genus and is a Lettuce variety. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its life cycle over the course of a single year. Normally reaching to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm), Pirat grows with a mound-forming growth habit.
Pirat Lettuce is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow – great for beginner gardeners!
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Pirat is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Pirat are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Pirat needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.8 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).